Chad's flagLocation: Central Africa
Official name: Republic of Chad
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1960 / 1960
Capital city: N’Djamena
Population: 11.5 million / 24 people per sq mile (9 people per sq km)
Total land area: 495,752 square miles (1,284,000 square km)
Language(s) spoken: French (official language), Sara, Arabic (official language), Maba
Main religions: Muslim 51%, Christian 35%, Animist 7%, Traditional beliefs 7%
Ethnic mix: Other 30%, Sara 28%, Mayo-Kebbi 12%, Arab 12%, Ouaddai 9%, Kanem-Bornou 9%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: CFA franc = 100 centimes
Literacy rate: 34%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2040 kilocalories

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